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    If manufacturers want to take their work on the Snapdragon 820 SoC to things above smartphones and tablets, — say, an all-in-one VR headset — then Qualcomm has just laid out a "square one" for them. The Snapdragon VR820 gives developers reference hardware in designing software and content experiences for consumers who happen to be interested in Snapdragon 820-powered wireless headsets. The San Diego chip designer hitched with Shenzhen-based manufacturer Goertek to build the device and pack it with four microphones. dual-camera eye tracking and two external cameras to support six ...

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    It's not even two weeks now until WWDC16 comes along. It's the Apple developer gathering that reveals everything new in the company's software. The big reveal we're looking out for? iOS 10. iOS X. iOS Twiddles. Whatever it's supposed to be called, it's supposedly coming. And in all seriousness, we haven't seen a completely new software feature for you iPhone or iPad that would seemingly justify turning the dial up to ten. While we do know that WWDC will take place between June 13 and 17, we have learned that it will start off with a keynote at 10am Pacific or 1pm Eastern on June 13 at ...

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    With Amazon's runaway pace found in Alexa and the products based on that service, the voice assistant has gotten very popular with other tech companies. Google Assistant (and Google Home) and Microsoft's army of bots are on their way for the future. If Apple announces its own measure, it will be the last to do so at this year's WWDC. The Information reports that Apple will indeed be opening up Siri with an SDK and announcing an Echo competitor at the conference. Siri will likely hook onto Apple's existing services such as iCloud, HomeKit, HealthKit (we think the company will find a way ...

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    The Duo Camera arrangement on the new HTC One M8 is something unlike anything we're used to from smartphone imaging, marrying the phone's primary camera with a secondary sensor that can be used to calculate distance info. On the One M8 as it shipped, HTC's software takes advantage of that depth data to pull off some visual effects like selective blurring or the application of more stylistic filters. Is that all there is to this feature, though? HTC would love to see what other minds can come up with, and so today releases its Dual Lens SDK Preview. The SDK consists of two APIs, the ...

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    If you've been wondering exactly why Microsoft has taken so long to unwrap Windows Phone 8.1 to the world, today's leaks explain everything. As the company has begun sharing the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK to developers yesterday, it was only a matter of time before we had all the goods on what to expect for the update, and the list is insanely big. To avoid any confusion, let's just go through the major changes. Apps merge Microsoft has been hinting about "Universal Apps" for quite some time. The SDK does show this feature to be included, though this is just similar to what we currently see in ...

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